The City of Gig Harbor is hosting a poster contest for K-12 students in the Gig Harbor and Key peninsulas.
The deadline for submissions is 4:30 p.m. April 11. Entries can be dropped off at the Gig Harbor Munincipal Court or the Cheney Branch of the Boys & Girls Club.
This year’s theme is “why every vote matters.” There are different topics by grade level.
• Kindergarten to fifth grade: “If you were President of the United States, what changes would you make?”
• Sixth to eighth grade: “I have one voice. I will use it to ... ”
• Ninth to 12th grade: “What are some of the greatest voting challenges that you think America is facing today?”
First prize in each category is $100. Second-place winners will receive gift cards. Winners will be announced April 30, and posters will be on display at the Gig Harbor Civic Center from April 14-30.